Our mission is to improve our environment, economy, and quality of life by working with Nova Scotians to refuse, reduce, reuse, and recover resources.
Understanding Nova Scotia's litter and where it comes from.
2023 Scholarship Competition Coming Soon
Each year, Divert NS offers up to $20,000 in scholarships to Grade 12 students across the province. Stay tuned for more details on the year’s competition.
2022 Mobius Award Winners
We hosted the 22nd annual Mobius Awards of Environmental Excellence on November 1, 2022 at the Halifax Convention Centre. The event keynote speaker, Sarain Fox, a Canadian Anishinaabe activist, broadcaster and filmmaker. The following seven winners took home the 2022 Mobius Awards of Environmental Excellence.
2022 Scholarship Winners
Congratulations to six 2022 Divert NS Champion of the Environment Scholarship winners.
Learn more about these environmental champions, and read their award-winning essays.
DirectioNS Council Funding
We are pleased to partner with DirectioNS Council to help fund projects that initiate or improve waste diversion. Learn more about this new program partnership helping social enterprises and the environment.
View 2021 Champions by Mobius Awards
This year, the Mobius Awards present a celebration of Champions who, despite a global pandemic, never gave up on their environmental actions and even took on new waste-reducing initiatives and habits.
View 2021 Enviro-Depot™ of the Year Winners
The Enviro-Depot™ of the Year awards recognize depots that go above and beyond in their community, and excel in both service and employee relations.
Learn more about this year's winners.
Canada Plastics Pact
We are pleased to partner with the Canada Plastics Pact in working to develop a circular economy for plastics and reducing plastic waste in our environment. Only through a collaborative approach involving all parties that this formidable challenge can be achieved.